What's up in the Neighborhood

The NeighborhoodAmong the topics in this most recent spin around the Capital Region's online neighborhood: the weight of words, being a bad mom, beautiful ice, no bad weather, hiking gifts, Christmas trees, a fable involving Albany, the Plane Boys, races run, opening and closings, hush puppies and an exhortation, a heavy sandwich, and an exit.

Neighborhood in-post ad APL 2015

Amy responded the current rhetorical environment: "Words matter. Words are real. Words have weight."

Silvia on being a bad mom.

Jackie admired the beautiful ice on Moreau Lake.

The Bee Balm Gal bake bread and considered the idea that there's no bad weather -- just bad clothes.

Jen put together a big list of Adirondack hiker gift ideas.

Katie's family got a Christmas tree at Bob's Trees this year.

The Friends of Albany History shared a Christmas fable involving Albany (and counting).

Carl recalled the Plane Boys stores.

Chris listed all the races she ran this year.

Steve posted his annual list of local restaurant opening and closings.

Chuck stopped for fried shrimp and hushpuppies -- which were served with an exhortation.

Daniel got a delicious, heavy sandwich from Capri Imports.

And Sandy is on his way out.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Talking about artificial intelligence at the Rockefeller Institute next month / Automating Inequality with NYS Writers Institute this week

Artificial intelligence makes for good stories because killer robots and all that. But the reality of its promise -- and potential threat -- is probably... (more)

Solid Sound 2019 early-bird tickets

The Solid Sound festival will return to MASS MoCA June 28-30 in the summer of 2019. And early-bird tickets for the fest go on sale... (more)

Morning Blend

Schoharie limousine crash + Larry Rulison and Lauren Stanforth look into the inspection records of limo companies statewide and concluded that "Prestige had the most... (more)

Here are the three finalists for the 2018 AOA Startup Grant

The hardest part of the $2,500 AOA Startup Grant contest is narrowing down the field to three finalists. That was especially true this year because... (more)

The Albany Hardware & Iron Co.

That image above is from a 1927 catalog and it depicts a building in Albany that still stands to this day. You totally know this... (more)

Recent Comments

Giving out odd candy like Charleston Chews and Mallow Cups to confused trick or treaters and hoping that they try them and learn that they're awesome.

Drawing: Historic Haunted Pub Crawl of Downtown Albany

...has 38 comments, most recently from Emily

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 4 comments, most recently from King Lear

Where to buy Mexican-style chorizo?

...has 10 comments, most recently from Burnt My Fingers

The Albany Hardware & Iron Co.

...has 2 comments, most recently from Tim Rudzinski, Sr.

Dominoes as an art -- and a job

...has 2 comments, most recently from Lisa Barone